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Hydro Hotel Eastbourne

Hotels.comUS$123*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed one night but really enjoyed ourselves, food was excellent and staff most helpful. The room we had overlooked the sea which was a bonus. The only down side was the blue badge parking being mainly for small cars.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is for the over 70's. The rooms are ok but the food in the restaurant is bland and poor quality. The hotel is tired. Breakfast was ok. Next time i visit the area i certainly would not stay here

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I can confirm we do appeal to many guests across many generations. I will certainly convey your words to the kitchen brigade and naturally disappointed that you would not choose to stay with us again. best wishes Jonathan Owen

Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ok, my husband told me he'd booked us 2 nights in an Eastbourne hotel. Oh dear I thought, sad, seaside hotel needing love and attention. I am always right as my husband will no doubt confirm but on this occasion I was very, very wrong. The hotel is set in a residential area high up overlooking the sea. Yes, it's...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I was pleased to note that you had a fantastic stay which was a surprise to you. I will certainly convey your kind words to Amy on reception who helped you during your stay. We have recently changed all our beds to Mattison deluxe and these have been met with...

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night and have already booked to have a short break. When we walked through the door into reception the immediate impression was of a grand hotel, thickly carpeted, attentive staff and very comfortable public areas. Our bedroom was large, comfortable, well equipped and with a vast bathroom. The breakfast room was large and full of...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review following your recent stay. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your break and found the hotel to very impressive on arrival. As I have mentioned in the past breakfast is very important and over the past 6 months we have introduced many new elements to our service. The outdoor pool has...

Lancashire
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a night here last week whilst visiting our son in the Brighton area. The Hydro offered a very competitive rate in comparison to the over inflated prices in Brighton. The room, a sea view one as requested, was immaculately clean, bright and airy. It was newly refurbished with a stunning view. The bathroom was maybe...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I was pleased to note that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the Hydro to be an ideal base for visiting your son. We are blessed with unrestricted parking around the hotel which many guests take full advantage of. I was delighted to read that you would stay...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here on a Travelzoo two night deal and had a great time. We were two couples and both sea view rooms must have been refurbished recently, they were a good size, very clean and the toiletries of good quality. All the hotel staff were polite,extremely helpful and a credit to the hotel. As has been said before the hotel...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the bedrooms recently refurbished to be excellent and clean. I will certainly convey your kind words to all the team. best wishes Jonathan Owen

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I travelled here with my elderly Mother, to give her a first break away for a few years. The setting of the hotel is amazing, and the view from my room superb. Overall a very relaxing place, with large lounge area with lots of easy chairs. Parking isn't extensive but I managed to find a spot each day without trouble,...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review following your recent stay. I was so pleased to read you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel to be very relaxing. I know the team like I will be very proud to read that you found them to be friendly and always willing to help during your stay. I do remember you...

Surrey
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Relaxing few days at the Hydro Hotel. Staff available to assist as necessary and good, comfortable lounge areas. Front sea-view rooms recommended and doggies allowed. An excellent main restaurant chef has an interesting menu each evening and the food is attractively presented and delicious. The breakfasts are great, with wide choice and well prepared. A good well known Eastbourne Hotel...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and that the highlight was the quality of our food especially the evening meals and breakfast. On behalf of all the team I look forward to welcoming you back to the Hydro in the very near future when I can...

Birchington
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I were on a short holiday in the Southeast of England staying at The Hydro, The Hythe Imperial and Ockenden Manor, Cuckfield. See my reviews on these hotels elsewhere. We have stayed at The Hydro many times and have always opted for a town or side sea view room. We decided that we would treat ourselves to...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I found your feedback to be very constructive and certainly the points you highlighted from your recent stay will be implemented to improve our offering. We have recently completed tinting all our sea facing bedroom windows in order to reduce the heat in these bedrooms, many guests have commented that this has improved...

Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at this beautiful hotel for a short break. We were on a Travelzoo deal and was not exspecting this quality. The rooms look like they have just been refurbished and this hotel is modern yet still has that old world charm. The staff most of whom are foreign are wonderful and extremely helpful and polite. The hotel is very...

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Jonathan O, General Manager at Hydro Hotel Eastbourne, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to complete a review on Trip Advisor. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your break and that you found our team to be very friendly and polite. I know James our head chef will be particularly pleased to learn that you found the food to be excellent. On behalf of...

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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Crystal Restaurant
Crystal Restaurant
Cuisines: British
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  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hydro is Eastbourne's finest 3 star hotel. From its clifftop location, 121 feet above sea level, the hotel features magnificent views of the sea and the cliffs of Beachy Head. With 81 bedrooms, two restaurants and five function rooms, it is ideal for both business and leisure travellers. Plenty of free parking on site and surrounding the hotel, friendly and professional service, excellent cuisine, newly refurbished bedrooms and Wi-Fi included in the accommodation rate. The Hydro is the perfect choice for your next stay in Eastbourne. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hydro Hotel Eastbourne

Address: Mount Road, Eastbourne BN20 7HZ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Eastbourne
Price Range: €92 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hydro Hotel Eastbourne 3*
Number of rooms: 81
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#8 Business Hotel in Eastbourne
#9 Romantic Hotel in Eastbourne
#16 Family Hotel in Eastbourne
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“The sea views on the third floor are excellent.”
FelbridgeFilly, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Need a sea view room”
Janetmountjoy40, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“At a small extra one overlooking the sea or downs”
52bernarda, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with sea views lovely. I should imagine those rooms overlooking the car park have excellent views looking back across Eastbourne.”
debbonsor, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“Sea views at front”
Terence71, 11 May 2017 | Read review
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